If you work in an industry that deals with oil, chemicals or other hazardous materials, you’ll likely need proper spill containment solutions. Spills–of any kind–can disrupt your business, cause lengthy delays, and result in hefty fines by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). It’s important to have the proper spill control supplies on-hand to prevent situations from becoming a larger problem.
Spill containment is the process of preventing chemicals, oils, sewage, or other harmful liquids from reaching the soil or groundwater. Proper spill containment involves the use of secondary spill containment systems such as spill pads, spill berms, and other leak containment products.
Secondary spill containment systems are required by the EPA and regulated by the spill prevention control and countermeasures rules. According to the EPA, facilities that are subjected to spill containment regulations are:
Mistakes happen and spills can–and likely will–occur. It’s best to be prepared with spill containment products suitable for your specific needs. PacTec manufactures several standard-size and custom-size spill containment solutions. Our spill containment berms are one of the most affordable ways to prevent spills and contain potential leaks under all types of equipment in the field, including pumps, generators, frac tanks and more. We’ll help you get prepared and stay in compliance to avoid shut downs or fines. Learn more about what makes our spill containment products different than the rest on the market or contact us to chat about your specific needs.